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January 30, 2014
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Road projects will benefit communities across the Island

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The first projects announced for the 2014 construction season will help to improve roadways across the Island, says Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey.

“We are proud to make strategic investments in our highway network for the coming season that will help Islanders travel more safely and efficiently throughout our province,” Minister Vessey said. “The projects will also improve how we transport our goods to market and will create jobs right here in Prince Edward Island.”

The first round of 2014 tenders includes 10 highway resurfacing or reconstruction projects distributed throughout all three counties. A second round of tenders will be announced in the coming weeks.

Projects include:

• Rosebank/Elmsdale, Route 2 – Resurfacing 2.15 km

• Miscouche/Summerside, Route 2 – Resurfacing 1.5 km

• Summerside/Travellers Rest, Route 1A – Resurfacing 1.4 km

• Cymbria, Route 6 – Resurfacing 1.6 km

• Fairview, Route 19 – Reconstruction 700 m

• Lower Malpeque Road, Route 236 – Storm sewer and sidewalk 550 m

• St. Peter’s Bay, Route 2 – Resurfacing 1.0 km

• Farmington, Route 2 – Resurfacing 1.0 km

• Wood Islands, Route 1 – Resurfacing 1.4 km

• Roseneath/Georgetown Royalty, Curley’s Lane – Reconstruction 325 m

For complete information on Government of Prince Edward Island tenders, visit www.gov.pe.ca/tenders.

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Media Contact: Brad Chatfield
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